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The Present Afterlives of Richard Newton   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Richard Newton at Jancar Gallery September 10th, 2011 - October 1st, 2011
Posted 10/6/11
There are few places where history disappears faster than downtown Los Angeles.  Even the exact location of the original pueblo, to which this quarter owes its claim to being the city's oldest, has been lost to memory. It's known, at least, that Governor de Neve's original plans for the land called for streets running north-south and east-west, in keeping with the grid that has come to typify the megalopolis grown around the site in the 230 years since its founding. Yet the present-day streets... [more]